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Ceremonial shovel used for the turning of the first sod at works on railways commenced at Port Augusta, Oodnadatta, Tarcoola and Alice Springs between 1912 and 2001

Ceremonial shovel used for the turning of the first sod at w...

Australian National Railways Commission collection
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Shovels
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Port Augusta, South Australia, Australia
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Baron Thomas Denman
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1912
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Commonwealth Railways Gold Life Pass issued to the Hon King O'Malley

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Transport passes
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Australia
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1912
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Glass plate negative - Members of vice-regal party standing around three Dort cars, central Australia, photographed by Herbert Basedow, 1923

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Central Australia, Australia
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1923
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Pyle-National brand switch or railway carriage lamp

Pyle-National brand switch or railway carriage lamp

Australian National Railways Commission collection
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Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
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The Pyle-National Company
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1924
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Railways of Australia Gold Life Pass issued to Sir Robert Menzies

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Australia
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1963
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Railways of Australia Gold Life Pass issued to the Hon H W J McEwen

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Australia
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Railway pendulum wall clock

Railway pendulum wall clock

Australian National Railways Commission collection
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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J M Wendt, Adelaide and Mount Gambier
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1887
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Adlake non-sweating switch or railway carriage marker lamp

Adlake non-sweating switch or railway carriage marker lamp

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Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
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Adams & Westlake Ltd
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Unissued Commonwealth Railways Gold Life Pass

Unissued Commonwealth Railways Gold Life Pass

Australian National Railways Commission collection
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1975
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Railways of Australia Gold Life Pass issued to the Hon Harold Holt

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Railways of Australia Gold Life Pass issued to the Hon King O'Malley

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Commonwealth Railways oval cast metal plaque

Commonwealth Railways oval cast metal plaque

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South Australia, Australia
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1951
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Ceremonial wooden wheelbarrow used at the turning of the first sod at works on railways commenced at Port Augusta, Oodnadatta, Tarcoola and Alice Springs between 1912 and 2001

Ceremonial wooden wheelbarrow used at the turning of the fir...

Australian National Railways Commission collection
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Port Augusta, South Australia, Australia
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W J. Spence
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1877
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Deck of Commonwealth Railway playing cards

Deck of Commonwealth Railway playing cards

Elizabeth Kay collection no. 1
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Australia
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1900
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Commonwealth Railways oval cast metal plaque

Commonwealth Railways oval cast metal plaque

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Coats of arms
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South Australia, Australia
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Commemorative stand displaying three World War Two artillery...

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South Australian Railways
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1939
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